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Edward Morris is a veteran of country music journalism. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a frequent contributor to CMT.com. http://www.cmt.com/news/1775076/country-music-deaths-of-2016
Gone, too, were the writers of such emotional treasures as “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye,” “The Closer You Get,” “Drift Away,” “From a Jack to a King,” “Daddy’s Hands,” “Luckenbach, Texas,” “Looking for a Place to Fall Apart,” “Green, Green Grass of Home” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”
Three of Elvis Presley’s compadres made their final bows — his original guitar player, one of his favorite background singers and his longtime road manager.
Look at their ages and works, and you’ll see the passing of country’s own greatest generation: